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Simon Fraser University

8888 University Dr, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada
+1 604-291-3111
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Extraordinary university campus with fabulous architecture and views.

Can't beat the views on a day when it's not fogged in. The scene of many a sci-fi film, the Arthur... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tom G
Great school

On the mountain are very intelligent and talented people. I know some of the administration and... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Lagusaya2
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8888 University Dr, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't beat the views on a day when it's not fogged in. The scene of many a sci-fi film, the Arthur Erikson architecture is alone worth the visit. Check out the Academic Quadrangle, the reflecting pond, the aztec mound. Nice little shopping village in UniverCity,...More

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

On the mountain are very intelligent and talented people. I know some of the administration and teaching staff there. There's three campuses... mountain, downtown and Surrey. All good.

Thank Lagusaya2
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This campus was designed by Canada's most well known architect. Eriksson recently passed away but leaves a beautiful legacy in his master plan and design of the SFU campus and academic quadrangle. I attended a graduation under the convocation mall and it was quite a...More

Thank Allan L
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Simon Fraser University (SFU) is located at the top of the Burnaby Mountain. You may reach the campus by a direct bus from downtown to university in about 30 minutes.

Thank Kei E
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Take your camera and enjoy taking photos of the great architecture, art installations, and the reflecting pool.

Thank simivalley1699
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Came here to visit the campus with my gf who went here. Lovely spot for adventures back into student life.

Thank robby321
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great place to study. Excels for example in business. Good teachers, very competitive atmosphere. Lucky to get in.

Thank swan651
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Visited SFU today...after the great snowfall of Feb 3-5, 2017. What a winter wonderland! The drive up Gaglardi and onto the campus is postcard perfect with snow covered trees and buildings. Walked around the campus, the walkways are well maintained and safe. Brisk wind coming...More

2  Thank Mellie2013
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Situated on the top of Burnaby mountain with a beautiful view. Easy access by sky train and bu or car. Godd place to go for a hike.

Thank 05081941
Reviewed 18 November 2016

It was a very short trip with only half of the day to roam Burnaby, and although this was not my first plan, I've decided to just visit it because my bus was going there anyway. Just like Burnaby, I love that it's in the...More

Thank shye510
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